It is almost Springtime in the Great Smoky Mountains! We all know what that means! Local Attractions and Shows will start to open back up for the Season and there will be all sorts of fun things to do in the Pigeon Forge area while visiting River Plantation RV Resort. Visiting Pigeon Forge can be overwhelming to some visitors because there are so many things to do and see! It can be difficult to determine where to start with your adventure! We are happy to tell you about some of our favorite attractions and what is a must see in the Pigeon Forge area! There are a few new attractions we want to tell you about in the area! We also have so many fun things to do with in our Resort. You may never want to the leave the Smoky Mountains once you get here.
Pigeon Forge, Tennessee is home to Dollywood, Dolly Parton’s World Famous theme park. Our Resort is located approximately 6 miles from the park. Dollywood is not only the biggest attraction for the Pigeon Forge area, but also the #1 attraction in Tennessee. The theme park brings guests to this area from all over The United States and averages 3 million guests in a one season. There are more than 40 amusement park rides and other attractions located in the theme park. The list includes America’s first wing coaster, The Wild Eagle. The seats on the Wild Eagle are on the sides of the track and gives the rider the thrill of flying through the air. There are 7 more great roller coasters and many other rides for all ages at Dollywood, but there are also wonderful shows performed at the theaters located inside the amusement park. Dollywood announced plans to expand even more in the next couple of years. Dolly Parton also has a waterpark, Splash Country, that sits on 35 acres located next to the 150 acre theme park. Guests of River Plantation RV Resort can purchase Discounts tickets to both, Dollywood and Splash Country, at our Registration Office. The Dollywood Theme Park opened on Friday for the 2018 Season.
Who loves snow tubing? What if we told you that you could go snow tubing all year long in Pigeon Forge? Well, Pigeon Forge Snow is opening in town and it has snow tubing year round! They are able to make their own snow and keep the building at a comfortable 65-70 degrees! Sounds like the perfect temperature to play in the snow! They even have a “Snow PLay” area for those who do not want to try tubing. The Snow Play area is open to all ages. The new attraction is located on Teaster lane near Old Time Pottery. Just look for the large building cover with Snowflakes and Snow.
Who Loves Candy Land? Well you are in luck. Crave Golf Club is a 19 mini hole golf course! The theme of the new Putt Putt Course is Candyland and also includes mini bowling. We know it can’t get much better than that, but guess what? It does! Crave also has a Milkshake bar and a candy store! What more could you ask for? They have both Family Fun and Sweet Treats!
The Lumberjack Feud left Pigeon Forge a couple of years ago! We were sad to see it go, but the show is making a come back in the year 2018 at Walden’s Landing. The show will be a little different then the previous show that existed in this area! Paula Deen announced her version of the Show was coming to Pigeon Forge in early 2018. This will be the first permanent outdoor show! The show will be open early spring through December every year. The show will be performed Rain or Shine!
If you do happen to be in Pigeon Forge on one of those Rainy days there is still so much to see and do! We know a lot of guests enjoy several of the shows in this area and the awesome Movie Theater located just a mile from our Resort. Rainy Days are a great day to enjoy some great Entertainment and stay indoors!
Dolly Parton has been a big part of making Pigeon Forge what it is today! Not only does she have The Dollywood theme park, but she also has opened two Dinner Shows. Dolly Parton’s Stampede was opened in 1988. The show has had some changes over the years, but is still one that families come from all over the country to see! Enjoy your dinner while watching skilled performers on horseback. The Stampede has great crowd interaction! The most recent dinner show is Dolly Parton’s Smoky Mountain Adventures. This show tells a little of Dolly’s family history! The whole family will enjoy the acrobatics of this show! Both shows have spectacular food and great entertainment. Check our registration office for discount coupons to both of these attractions.
Southeast Cinemas opened their wonderful movie theater two years ago in Governor’s Crossing! Governor’s Crossing Stadium 14 Cinema has been a great addition to Pigeon Forge! The theater has 14 theater rooms and always has a variety of movies and times available to fit into your schedule! They provide roomy, reclining seats to make your movie experience more comfortable.
Country Tonite is a variety show that has been in Pigeon Forge for 20 years and keeps their show new and exciting year after year! They were voted Best Show of the Year from 2001-2016! Country Tonite has always been accommodating to guests of River Plantation RV Resort! They offer all registered guests a Buy One, Get One Free Ticket to their show! Just let them know you are a guest of ours when you are purchasing your tickets!
Pigeon Forge has many great attractions to keep the whole family busy, but our resort also has great amenities the whole family will enjoy. We have 2 pools, a Lazy river, a hot tub, and a splash pad just in our spacious pool area. In the year 2017 we added several new amenities including a Full Size basketball court, a pickle ball court, Gaga Ball, and Frisbee Golf! Our Resort also has an Arcade on site! Our Resort also has an Aerial Adventure Course on site! Adventure works has two courses available and offer a discount to our guests! They also have a Little Zippers Course available for children ages 4-8!
We look forward to having you visit River Plantation RV Resort and the Pigeon Forge Area! We hope that we can help make your visit a little less overwhelming by telling you a little about some of our favorite attractions! There are so many more that we love and hope you get to enjoy while you are here! We know there are to many to visit into one Vacation, but that just means you will have to visit our Resort again! Call us now to check availability for your next Pigeon Forge vacation.